Dec 15, 2012 4:00am PST
on the rampage. the gunman was later found dead in the school building in an apparent suicide. u.s. media say he was armed with at least two guns and was wearing a bulletproof vest. police are interviewing the gunman's family members as they try to determine his motive. president obama spoke to the nation. >> we've endured too many of these tragedies in the past few years. and each time i learn the news, i react not as a president but as anybody else would as a parent. and that was especially true today. the majority of those who died today were children. beautiful little kids between the ages of 5 and 10 years old.
Dec 14, 2012 5:30pm PST
>>> welcome back to "newsline" in tokyo. police in the u.s. state of connecticut say a shooting has left 26 people dead, they said 20 victims are children. president obama offered words of comfort to grieving families. the shooter forced his way into sandy hook elementary school in newtown on friday morning. u.s. media say it was a man in his 20s and say he had two guns and wearing a bullet proof vest. police say the man fired at children and teachers in two rooms and some reports say the victims include the attacker's mother who was a teacher. more than 600 people attend the children. teachers and police officers took survivors to safety. police are reportedly questioning a brother of the shooter. president obama spoke to the nation. we've endured too much of these tragedies and each team i learn the news i react not as a president but as anybody else would as a parent. and that was especially true today. the majority of those who died today were children, beautiful little kids between the ages of 5 and 10 years old. >>> european union leaders have agreed to consider all options to